- International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
- Published Date:
- May 2006
2005, “Do International Migration and Remittances Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries?”World Development,Vol. 33 (10), pp. 1645–69.
2004, “Workers’ Remittances and the Real Exchange Rate: A Paradox of Gifts,”World Development,Vol. 32 (8), pp. 1407–17.
2005, “The Implications of South African Economic Growth for the Rest of Africa,”IMF Working Paper 05/58, (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2005. “Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been so Low?” in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten Years, ed. byMichaelNowak and Luca AntonioRicci (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2005, “Migrant Remittances and Economic Development in Africa: A Review of Evidence,”IDEI Working Paper 354 (Toulouse: Institut d’Économie Industrielle).
2006, “Emigrants’ Remittances and Dutch Disease in Cape Verde,”International Economic Journal, forthcoming, available online at http://virtualcapeverde.net/news2/modules/Downloads/docs/emigration_dutch_disea se.pdf.
1998, “How Big Is the Brain Drain?”IMF Working Paper 98/102 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2004. “Commodity Currencies and the Real Exchange Rate,”Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 75 (October), pp. 239–68.
2003, “Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?”IMF Working Paper 03/189 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2005, “Evaluation of the Distributional Impacts of Petroleum Price Reforms,”IMF Fiscal Affairs Division (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2006, “The Fiscal and Social Costs of Fuel Subsidies: Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka,” PSIA Review Paper. Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2006.“Opportunities and Choices,” in Explaining African Economic Growth (Nairobi: African Economic Research Consortium), forthcoming.
Dimaranan, Betina V.2006, Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 6 Data Base, Center for Global Trade Analysis (Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University), forthcoming.
2006.“Weathering the Storm So Far: The Impact of the 2003–05 Oil Shock on Low-Income Countries,”IMF Working Paper 06/171 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2006, “Fuel Price Subsidies in Gabon: Fiscal Cost and Social Impact,” Note prepared by the Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2005, “Remittances: Transaction Costs, Determinants, and Informal Flows,”World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3704 (Washington: World Bank).
2005, “Remittances, Financial Development, and Growth,”IMF Working Paper 05/234 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (GFATM),2006, “Global Fund Disbursements by Region, Country and Grant Agreement (in USD equivalents),”available online at http://www.theglobalfund.org, downloaded on June 2, 2006 (Geneva: GFATM).
2006, The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa: A Checklist for Practitioners (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2006, “Remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa: Size, Scope and Significance,”IMF Working Paper (Washington: International Monetary Fund), forthcoming.
1996, “Computing Solutions for Large General Equilibrium Models Using GEMPACK,”Computational Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 83–127.
1997, Global Trade Analysis: Modeling and Applications (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press).
International Monetary Fund, 2000, “The Impact of Higher Oil Prices on the Global Economy,” IMF Research Department;available on the internet at http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/oil/2000/in dex.htm.
International Monetary Fund2005a, “Oil Market Developments and Issues,” Policy Development and Review Department (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund2005b, World Economic Outlook, September (Washington: International Monetary Fund)
International Monetary Fund2005c, Sub-Saharan Africa: Regional Economic Outlook (Supplement), October (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund2006a, World Economic Outlook, April (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund2006b, Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia, May (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
International Monetary Fund and International Development Association, 2005, “Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative—Statistical Update” (Washington: IMF and IDA).
2005, “The Global Migration of Talent: What Does It Mean for Developing Countries?” CGD Brief (Washington: Center for Global Development); available on the internet at http://www.cgdev.org/content/publications/detail/4473/.
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); Aid from DAC Members,2006 (France, Paris: OECD/DAC).
2006.“Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa,”IMF Special Issues Paper (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2006, “The Health Migration Crisis: The Role of Four Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Countries,”Lancet,Vol. 367 (April), pp. 1448–55.
2005, “What Undermines Aid’s Impact on Growth?”IMF Working Paper 05/126 (Washington: International Monetary Fund).
2003, “What Role for Safety Net Transfers in Very Low Income Countries?” Social Protection Discussion Series (Washington: World Bank Human Development Network Social Protection Unit).
South Africa Foundation, 2004, “South Africa’s Business Presence in Africa,” SAF Occasional Paper 3/2004 (Parktown, South Africa: South Africa Foundation).
2006, “Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Development,” draft (Groningen, Netherlands: University of Groningen).
UNAIDS,2006, 2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic (Geneva, Switzerland: UNAIDS).
UNDP-World Bank,2005, “The Impact of Higher Oil Prices on Low Income Countries and on the Poor,”Joint Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) (Washington: World Bank).
UNIDO,2005, Africa Foreign Investor Survey 2005 (Vienna: United Nations Industrial Development Organization).
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, 2006, Action Today, A Foundation For Tomorrow: Second Annual Report to Congress on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Washington: U.S. Department of State).
World Bank and International Monetary Fund,2005, Global Monitoring Report, 2005 (Washington: IMF and World Bank).
Publications of the IMF African Department, 2003-06
|Oil and Growth in the Republic of Congo||Bhattacharya, Rina and Ghura, Dhaneshwar|
|Management of Oil Wealth Under the Permanent Income Hypothesis: The Case of Sao Tome and Principe||Segura, Alonso|
|An Empirical Investigation of the Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Inflation in Tanzania||Mwase, Nkunde|
|How Much Is Enough? Monte Carlo Simulations of an Oil Stabilization Fund for Nigeria||Bartsch, Ulrich|
|Exchange Rate Misalignment: An Application of the Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate (BEER) to Botswana||Iimi, Atsushi|
|Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?||Iimi, Atsushi|
|Determinants of Emigrant Deposits in Cape Verde||Karpowicz, Izabela|
|HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Poverty and Inequality||Salinas, Gonzalo ; Haacker, Markus|
|Excess Liquidity and the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa||Saxegaard, Magnus|
|Distributional Effects of Oil Price Changes on Household Expenditures: Evidence from Mali||Kpodar, Kangni|
|What is Fuzzy About Clustering in West Africa?||Tsangarides, Charalambos G. and Qureshi, Mahvash Saeed|
|Adopting Full Dollarization in Postconflict Economies: Would the Gains Compensate for the Losses in Liberia?||Honda, Jiro and Schumacher, Liliana|
|Stylized Facts on Bilateral Trade and Currency Unions: Implications for Africa||Tsangarides, Charalambos G., Ewenczyk, Pierre, and Hulej, Michal|
|Zimbabwe’s Export Performance: The Impact of the Parallel Market and Governance Factors||Muñoz, Sonia|
|Implications of Quasi-Fiscal Activities in Ghana||Chivakul, Mali and York, Robert C.|
|Suppressed Inflation and Money Demand in Zimbabwe||Muñoz, Sonia|
|Are Donor Countries Giving More or Less Aid?||Gupta, Sanjeev, Pattillo, Catherine, and Wagh, Smita|
|Bank, Efficiency and Competition in Low-Income Countries: The Case of Uganda||Haunner, David and Peiris, Shanaka J.|
|Money Demand and Inflation in Madagascar||Nassar, Koffie|
|Fiscal Dominance and Inflation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo||Nachega, Jean-Claude|
|Sustaining Growth Accelerations and Pro-Poor Growth in Africa||Pattillo, Catherine, Gupta, Sanjeev, and Carey, Kevin|
|The Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa||Gupta, Sanjeev, Powell Robert, and Yang Yongzheng|
|How Useful Is Monetary Econometrics in Low-Income Countries? The Case of Money Demand and the Multipliers in Rwanda||Hauner, David and Di Bella, Gabriel|
|Subordinated Levy Processes and Applications to Crude Oil Options||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Inflation Targeting Lite in Small Open Economies: The Case of Mauritius||Porter, Nathan and Yao, James Y.|
|Forestry Taxation in Africa: The Case of Liberia||Schwidrowski, Arnim and Thomas, Saji|
|Ten Years after the CFA Franc Devaluation: Progress Toward Regional Integration in the WAEMU||van den Boogaerde, Pierre and Tsangarides, Charalambos|
|Trade Integration in the East African Community: An Assessment for Kenya||McIntyre, Meredith A.|
|The Implications of South African Economic Growth for the Rest of Africa||Arora, Vivek B. and Vamvakidis, Athanasios|
|The Disconcerting Pyramids of Poverty and Inequality of Sub-Saharan Africa||Lopes, Paulo Silva|
|The Composition of Capital Flows - Is South Africa Different?||Ahmed, Faisal; Arezki, Rabah; Funke, Norbert|
|Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa - Past Performance and the Way Forward||Yang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev|
|Tanzania’s Growth Process and Success in Reducing Poverty||Treichel, Volker|
|A Simultaneous Equations Model for World Crude Oil and Natural Gas Markets||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Growth Empirics Under Model Uncertainty - Is Africa Different?||Tsangarides, Charalambos|
|Competition and Efficiency in Banking - Behavioral Evidence from Ghana||Buchs, Thierry D.; Mathisen, Johan|
|Currency Crises in Developed and Emerging Market Economies - A Comparative Empirical Treatment||Fontaine, Thomson|
|Local Financial Development and the Aid-Growth Relationship||Nkusu, Mwanza; Sayek, Selin|
|Inflation and Monetary Pass-Through in Guinea||Blavy, Rodolphe|
|Capital Inflows, Sterilization, and Commercial Bank Speculation - The Case of the Czech Republic in the Mid-1990s||Christensen, Jakob|
|Are There Negative Returns to Aid? A Comment||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Growth and Convergence in WAEMU Countries||Wane, Abdoul Aziz|
|Deriving Market Expectations for the Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate from Option Prices||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility?||Hviding, Ketil; Nowak, Michael; Ricci, Luca Antonio|
|Sources of Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa||Tahari, Amor; Ghura, Dhaneshwar; Akitoby, Bernardin; Aka, Emmanuel Brou|
|Microfinance in Africa - Experience and Lessons from Selected African Countries||Basu, Anupam; Blavy, Rodolphe; Yulek, Murat|
|Financing Uganda’s Poverty Reduction Strategy - Is Aid Causing More Pain Than Gain?||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development||Erickson, Lennart; Vollrath, Dietrich|
|Explaining Efficiency Differences Among Large German and Austrian Banks||Hauner, David|
|Zimbabwe - A Quest for a Nominal Anchor||Kovanen, Arto|
|On Fixed and Variable Fiscal Surplus Rules||Basci, Erdem; Ekinci, Fatih M.; Yulek, Murat|
|Sources of Growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - A Cointegration Approach||Akitoby, Bernardin; Cinyabuguma, Matthias|
|Angola’s Fragile Stabilization||Gasha, Jose Giancarlo; Pastor, Gonzalo|
|Political Instability and Growth - The Central African Republic||Ghura, Dhaneshwar; Mercereau, Benoit|
|A Bayesian Approach to Model Uncertainty||Tsangarides, Charalambos|
|Aid and Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries - Informed Diagnoses for Prudent Prognoses||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Domestic Debt Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa||Christensen, Jakob|
|And Schumpeter Said, “This Is How Thou Shalt Grow”: The Further Quest for Economic Growth in Poor Countries||Beaugrand, Philippe|
|Fiscal Sustainability in Heavily Indebted Countries Dependent on Nonrenewable Resources - The Case of Gabon||Ntamatungiro, Joseph|
|How Much Do Trading Partners Matter for Economic Growth?||Arora, Vivek B.; Vamvakidis, Athanasios|
|Rational Speculation, Financial Crises, and Optimal Policy Responses||Surti, Jay|
|Fiscal Sustainability - The Case of Eritrea||Yamauchi, Ayumu|
|Sources of Nominal Exchange Rate Fluctuations in South Africa||Gottschalk, Jan; Bhundia, Ashok|
|Mauritius - Unemployment and the Role of Institutions||Mcdonald, Calvin; Yao, James Y.|
|Poverty and Social Impact Analysis - A Suggested Framework||Hossain, Shahabuddin M.|
|FDI Spillovers, Financial Markets, and Economic Development||Alfaro, Laura; Chanda, Areendam; Kalemli-|
|Ozcan, Sebnem; Sayek, Selin|
|Potential Output and Total Factor Productivity Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa||Arora, Vivek B.; Bhundia, Ashok|
|Debt Relief, Additionality, and Aid Allocation in Low-Income Countries||Powell, Robert|
|Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa||Oomes, Nienke; Vocke, Matthias|
|Modeling Stochastic Volatility with Application to Stock Returns||Krichene, Noureddine|
|Welfare Implications of HIV/AIDS||Crafts, Nicholas; Haacker, Markus|
|Stock Markets and the Real Exchange Rate - An Intertemporal Approach||Mercereau, Benoit|
|The Role of Stock Markets in Current Account Dynamics -Evidence from the United States||Mercereau, Benoit|
|Overshooting and Dollarization in the Democratic Republic of Congo|
|Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for Malawi||Mathisen, Johan|
|Regional Impact of Cote d’Ivoire’s 1999-2000 Sociopolitical Crisis - An Assessment||Dore, Ousmane; Anne, Benoit; Engmann, Dorothy|
|Interest Rates, Credit Rationing, and Investment in Developing Countries||Nkusu, Mwanza|
|Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for South Africa||Mcdonald, Ronald; Ricci, Luca|
|Poverty and Social Analysis - Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes - Summary of Early Experiences||Robb, Caroline|
|Taxation and Pricing of Petroleum Products in Developing Countries: A Framework for Analysis with Application to Nigeria||Hussain, Shahabuddin|
|The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate of the Malagasy Franc - EMalagasy Fran stimation and Assessment||Cady, John|
|Small African Stock Markets - The Case of the Lusaka Stock Exchange||Marone, Heloisa|
|Books and Monographs|
|Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Sector Challenges||Gulde, Anne-Marie; Pattillo, Catherine; Christensen, Jakob; Carey, Kevin; Wagh, Smita|
|Designing Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Low-Income Countries||Selassie, Abebe Aemro; Clements, Benedict J.; Tareq, Shamsuddin; Martijn, Jan Kees; Di Bella, Gabriel|
|Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten Years||Nowak, Michael; Ricci, Luca Antonio|
|Macroeconomic Challenges of Scaling Up Aid to Africa||Gupta, Sanjeev; Powell, Robert; Yang, Yongzheng|
|Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa||Pattillo, Catherine; Gupta, Sanjeev; Carey, Kevin|
|Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa||Yang, Yongzheng; Gupta, Sanjeev|
|Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Postconflict Countries||Gupta, Sanjeev; Tareq, Shamsuddin; Clements, Benedict J.; Segura-Ubiergo, Alex; Bhattacharya, Rina; Mattina, Todd D.|
|The ICT Sector and the Global Economy: Counting the Gains in: The Global Information Technology Report 2004/05||Haacker, Markus|
|Lifting the Oil Curse: Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan Africa||Bartxch, Ulrich; Cuc, Milan; Katz, Menachem; Malothra, Harinder|
|The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS||Haacker, Markus|
|Mauritius, Challenges to Sustained Growth||Sacerdoti, Emilio; El Masry, Gamal; Khandelwal,|
|Padamja; Yao, Yudong|
|Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo||Clément, Jean A.P.|